Definition of Talipats
1. talipat [n] - See also: talipat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Talipats
Literary usage of Talipats
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ceylon: An Account of the Island Physical, Historical and Topographical by James Emerson Tennent (1859)
"... to which they tell us this invaluable tree is applied by the Singhalese.2 The most.majestic and wonderful of the palm tribe is the talpat or talipats, ..."
2. Fraser's Magazine (1875)
"... and talipats lifting up the enormous green fans of their leaves, and, stateliest of all the tribe, ..."
3. An Historical, Political, and Statistical Account of Ceylon and Its Dependencies by Charles Pridham (1849)
"... carefully wrapped up in a piece of white cloth on their shoulders, together with their clothes, umbrellas, or talipats. The priest has a small circular ..."